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Old 04-19-2017, 07:02 PM   #11 (permalink)
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When I "tune" my bows, I check the arrow rest height, (which never changes unless I change it), I check the "d" loop height (which normally doesn't change), I check the arrow for square to the string and raise or lower the tip if necessary (seldom changes) by adjusting the d loop or the arrow rest. I check the cam sync, which being a binary cam system doesn't change, I check the draw length on a draw board (seldom changes), I check brace height to see if there is any change and I check axel to axel measurement to see if any change. I also check draw weight and peep height. After all this, I will shoot thru the chronograph to see if there are any changes. Normally for me, things just don't change. I will also French tune to set the rest for correct distance from the riser. I will check all this prior to shooting my hunting arrows (about a month or so before the season starts or when I start shooting broad heads) and again after the hunting season and beginning of the 3-d league. If I change the arrows I want to use for hunting or leagues, I will set or check everything again. Sometimes I will tiller tune to fine tune and tighten up my groups.
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Old 04-21-2017, 09:22 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I don't want to get anyone all fired up but I was told second hand that you should NOT wax your bowstrings... The guy that told my friend that is a string builder and told him that it basically only makes your string appear to be in better condition and adds weight to the string which will cause a loss in speed. Anyone more knowledgeable than me able to provide any more information on that?

For the record I am currently a religious string waxer.
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Old 04-21-2017, 04:02 PM   #13 (permalink)
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most strings that i have seen fail was due to them drying up and then letting go.

I am going to keep was on my strings. I do beleive that you need to periodically clean the wax out of the strings and rewax besouse if you dont dus't gets caught in the wax and can abraid the strings.
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Old 04-22-2017, 08:04 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I make my own strings and only wax when the string looks dry or dirty. My target bow has seen very little wax in 4 years. My hunting bows get more because they get dirty and wet. There going on 4 years now.
I use a very soft wax and only use my fingers to apply. I may use a piece of serving to remove the excess wax but I don't get carried away with pulling it tight.

Getting your string hot burnishing it with leather isn't good and only wears your string out faster.

I never wax my serving!


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